Opinion

The PM has announced controls for residential aged care, but who is protecting Australians 'ageing in place'?

By Myfan Jordan
Updated March 31 2020 - 12:31pm, first published 2:47am
As COVID-19 spreads throughout our country, the human costs of Australia's privatisation of care are now staring us in the face. Picture: Shutterstock

Sally was an energetic and engaged pensioner when she was first diagnosed with post-polio syndrome two years ago. Having overcome the disease nearly 70 years earlier, it was a shock to accept the loss of mobility and independence that soon accompanied the condition.

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